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Émile Lambot

1869 - 1940

Door, façade (photo ca 1990), photo Bastin-Evrard ©urban.brussels. All rights reserved.

Door, façade (photo ca 1990), photo Bastin-Evrard ©urban.brussels. All rights reserved.

Door, façade (photo ca 1990), photo Bastin-Evrard ©urban.brussels. All rights reserved.

Door, façade (photo ca 1990), photo Bastin-Evrard ©urban.brussels. All rights reserved.

Émile Lambot

In 1896, Émile Lambot became the first person to graduate with a degree in architecture from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Brussels. A brilliant student, he would devote his career to teaching architecture until the day before his death.

He designed ten buildings, mostly for private clients, whose styles oscillate between Art Nouveau and Historicism. He deftly applied the principles of sobriety, geometry and rationalism to his designs, in a similar vein to the painter Émile Fabry (1902).

His works